Yom Kippur 5774
The rabbinic tradition arose from the fact that the Bible doesn’t tell us what we need to know to lead our lives
We gave the world Anthony Weiner and Michael Bloomberg, and even our holidays screwed up everyone’s summer
The Yom Kippur prayer unites everyone who hears it. Twenty-five years after I converted, it still gives me goose bumps.
On ‘Modern Vampires of the City,’ the frontman wrestles with Jewish questions, calling to mind a personal Kol Nidre
As we contemplate our connection to the Divine on the High Holidays, we should recall the reciprocal love at the heart of Judaism
Becoming fluent in your own religious tradition is like playing an instrument or a sport: It takes time, dedication, and practice.
Isolation didn’t help Jonah find redemption inside the whale. It isn’t helping thousands of American prisoners today, either.
Jewish philosopher Franz Rosenzweig was set to convert to Christianity a century ago. Yom Kippur services changed his mind.
Rabbis and congregants alike have made synagogue dull. But together we can make it more meaningful and more compelling.